Support Public Service Journalism

Policy

Q&A: Mike Vaska on his run for attorney general

Longtime Seattle lawyer Mike Vaska is running to become Washington State’s next attorney general. Vaska, a Republican, is hoping to deny incumbent Bob Ferguson a...Read More

Chopp, Stokesbary lay out divergent approaches to economic recovery

On a recent episode of TVW’s “The Impact,” hosted by Mike McClanahan, former Democratic Speaker of the House, Rep. Frank Chopp and House Republican budget...Read More

Washington 10th Congressional District Candidate Debate slated for July 1st

On Wednesday, July 1, Washington State Wire and The Nature Conservancy in Washington will host virtual debate between six candidates for the 10th Congressional District...Read More

Morning Wire: 10th CD Debate, Sen. Jamie Pedersen, Juneteenth events

Next week, we co-host a debate with the candidates in the election for the 10th Congressional open seat. It’ll be one of the only district-wide...Read More

Video & highlights from our Juneteenth virtual conversation

On Friday, June 19, the Wire hosted a virtual conversation about racism, recent protests, and how Washington State policymakers should think about enacting reforms to...Read More

King County Councilmembers urge Inslee to issue executive order to cover COVID-19 medical bills for uninsured or underinsured patients

Five King County Councilmembers – Girmay Zahilay, Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Rod Dembowski, Dave Upthegrove, and Joe McDermott – sent a letter to Gov. Inslee today urging...Read More

Report: Transformation of Pacific NW waste & recycling by 2040 would bring tens of thousands of jobs and cut pollution

The Center for Sustainable Infrastructure (CSI) today released a blueprint for transforming the Pacific Northwest’s waste system into a world-class model that delivers widespread economic,...Read More

Q&A: Sen. Jamie Pedersen discusses tax reform, a potential special session, and the 2020 elections

Sen. Jamie Pedersen represents the 43rd District in the Legislature and serves as the chair of the Law & Justice Committee. He also serves on the Ways &...Read More

Letter from economic & policy experts to Washington State budget leaders

With Washington State’s official revenue forecast due for release today, more than a dozen economic and policy experts sent this letter – which lays out...Read More

Q&A: Rep. Frank Chopp breaks down his $2 billion revenue proposal

Rep. Frank Chopp, former Washington State House Speaker, released a $2 billion revenue proposal last week aimed at addressing the economic downturn and public health...Read More